Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Milk. It also has a state insect - the lightning bug.
|When visiting the Delaware National Scenic River site, you can visit a museum dedicated to Western novelist Zane Grey. That museum portrays one of the other careers that Grey tried to reach for. What was that career?||Pennsylvania
Dentist. The museum show some of the tools that Zane Grey used for that short-term career.
|What bridge separates Lackawaxxen, Pennsylvania from New York?||Pennsylvania
|In the standard US postal system, what is the abbreviation for Pennsylvania?||Pennsylvania
|What river separates Pennsylvania and New Jersey?||Pennsylvania
|From 1995-2001, who was the governor of Pennsylvania?||Pennsylvania
Tom Ridge. Rudy Guiliani was a mayor of New York and Jesse Ventura was ta governor of Minnesota. Janet Reno was the Attorney General of the US from 1993-2001.
Cleveland, OH. Cleveland is a little over 100 miles from Erie.
Millcreek. Although born in Pittsburgh, Ridge is from Erie and owns a home in Millcreek.
|What stretch of interstate highway running through Erie County was voted as being the 'worst interstate in the country'?||Erie, Pennsylvania
I-90. Interstate 90's improvements in the past years now has it ranked as one of the smoothest interstates in the country.
Fairview. He lived at the corner of US Route 20 and PA Route 98 in Fairview Borough.
'Don't Give Up The Ship'.
|Perry transfered his flag to the second largest ship in his fleet. What is the name of the ship?||Erie, Pennsylvania
Niagara. The Niagara was scuttled in Misery Bay so the British couldn't steal it. In the 1920s it was raised and restored, and does tours throughout the northeast and Great Lakes.
|Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry built his ships in Erie's Harbor during the War of 1812. What ship was his flagship?||Erie, Pennsylvania
Lawrence. The Lawrence was sunk by the British during the war.
Penn State. Home of the Nittany Lions.
Williamsport. It started in 1939.
1875. It still operates in Braddock, a suburb of Pittsburgh.
Henry Brown. He mailed himself from Richmond,Virginia to Philadephia.
Volunteer Fire Company. It was called the Union Fire Company.
Boston. He ran away to Philadelphia in 1723 at the age of 17.
1719. The first American newspaper started in 1704 in Boston.
Philadelphia. Philadelphia was capital of the United States from 1790 to 1800.
Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh is located in the southwestern part of the state.
Laurel Caverns. Only one of two known in the world.
Penn's Cave. It's a 45 minute tour, all by boat.